Grupo de Operaciones Especiales (Mexico)

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Grupo de Operaciones Especiales
Country  MEX Mexico
Branch Policia Federal
Type Special Forces
Role Domestic CT and law enforcement
Size 87 elements
Nickname GOPES
GOPES helicopter

The Grupo de Operaciones Especiales (Special Operations Group, GOPES) are the operative tactical group of the Federal Police of Mexico.

Specialization[edit]

Their mission is to carry out a variety of operations such as:

It has 87 members, divided into groups of 8 to 12 operators.

Training[edit]

The GOPES is a well-trained force which took courses from the following forces:

Firearms[edit]

Assault rifle
Grenade launcher
Machine guns
SMG
Sniper rifle
Shotguns
Pistols

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